Fundamental Rights / Civil Liberties

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Published 06/08/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as thousands of students held [more…]

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Published 06/08/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will scan travelers’ eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported on Monday, in a trial of expensive technology [more…]

U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

Published 04/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation some young [more…]

Exclusive: India panel wants localization of cloud storage data in…

Exclusive: India panel wants localization of cloud storage data in…

Published 04/08/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A panel working on the Indian government’s cloud computing policy wants data generated in India to be stored within the country, [more…]

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Published 30/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would allow the federal government to shut down if Democrats do not fund his [more…]

Trump administration working on consumer data privacy policy

Trump administration working on consumer data privacy policy

Published 27/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is working to develop consumer data privacy policies, and the Commerce Department is meeting with big companies like Facebook [more…]

Trump tells Iran ‘never, ever threaten’ U.S. or suffer consequences

Trump tells Iran ‘never, ever threaten’ U.S. or suffer consequences

Published 23/07/2018

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Iran it risked dire consequences “the like of which few throughout history have suffered before” if the [more…]

Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

Published 23/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German soccer player Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit the national team due to “racism and disrespect” he faced over his Turkish roots [more…]

Georgia police use coin toss to decide whether to arrest woman

Georgia police use coin toss to decide whether to arrest woman

Published 14/07/2018

(Reuters) - Two police officers in Georgia have been suspended after they used a coin toss to decide whether to arrest a 24-year-old motorist they [more…]

Judge rejects Trump request for long-term detention of immigrant…

Judge rejects Trump request for long-term detention of immigrant…

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s request to allow long-term detention of illegal immigrant children, a legal setback for [more…]